Frequency of nosocomial pneumonia in ICU Qazvin Razi hospital (2013)

Makhlogi, Saeed and Salehi, Baghiatallah and Abdi, Mohammad (2016) Frequency of nosocomial pneumonia in ICU Qazvin Razi hospital (2013). the journal of qazvin university of medical sciences, 20 (5). pp. 74-78. ISSN 24235814

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Background: Nosocomial pneumonia is the most prevalent cause of hospital-acquired infection in intensive care units (ICU). The aim of this research was to detect the frequency and predisposing factors of nosocomial Ventilator Associated Pneumonia, by cross sectional study on 188 patients that were hospitalized in ICU Qazvin Razi Hospital. Using questionnaire based on the national nosocomial infection surveillance system (NNIS) data collected and analyzed. The average age of patients was 51±24 years old, 37 hospitalized patients (19/6%) in the fourth day of admission were affected Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. The most common pathogenesis of causing nosocomial pneumonia were klebsiella in 13 patients (35/1%), staph in 8 patients (21/6%), sodomona in 8 patients (21/6%), ecoli in 3 patients (8/1%), cetrobacter in 2 patients (5/4%), antrococus and Proteus each of them in 1 patient (each 2/7%). Considering (19/6%) frequency of nosocomial pneumonia in this study, it’s necessary to act standard protocols in nursing care and medication process. Keywords: Intensive Care Unit, Pneumonia, Nosocomial Infection

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: University Portal > vice chancellor > vcr
Depositing User: pr vcen research
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2017 05:01
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2017 05:01
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6721

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